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How Many Years Does It Take To Go From Normal To The End Of Menopause
The perimenopause: The average age of menopause is 52. Menopause is defined as one year without periods. The perimenopause is the period of time from when your periods become less predictable until the actual onset of menopause. The perimenopause does not begin before the age of 35 and usually does not begin until after 45. Perimenopause is because of fewer eggs, menopause is from the lack of estrogen. ...Read more
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
Pre-menopausal 55/f taking tylenol4 for chronic pain for several years. Recently after I take the meds my systolic blood pressure goes up. Is this bad?
See MD: Great that you're keeping track of your blood pressure. Suggest you see your primary care doctor who can evaluate recent blood pressure changes. Blood pressure can be elevated for many reasons. You'll feel better knowing why it's been elevated and what to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for me to have a psudocrani tumor? I am 59 yrs old and went through menopause at the age of 43. I had a hysterectomy 5 years ago.
I get periods every 3 weeks instead every 4weeks as before, 4the last few years now, is this normal? And is it a sign of menopause approachin, I am 38
I've not experienced the symptom as my friends except weight gain. Is this normal? I've think been in menopause almost 4 years. I have gain considerable weight, but that may be a combination of menopause, stopping smoking, and medications. My friends,
Not sure of the ?: You should resubmit in a shorter form. Weight gain is common after both menopause and stopping smoking (congrats!) but is usually 5-10 lbs. If you have gained considerable weight, this is not healthy for you, and diet and exercise should be the starting point. Many medications that cause weight gain may have alternatives that have less of that. Talk to your doctor about that and about weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pmdd and i take a ssri to minimize symptoms. Will I have to take ssri until i enter menopause? I'm 26 years old.
That is a : Possibility. At some point a trial can be done, tapering off medication to see if the sxs reappear. ...Read more
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